Law and the Workplace
Dana N. Berber

Dana N. Berber

Associate

Dana Berber is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She assists clients in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including litigations, arbitrations, employment discrimination, labor-management relations and internal investigations.

At Cardozo School of Law, Dana served as an Associate Editor of the Cardozo Law Review and as a Teaching Assistant for the Cardozo Lawyering and Legal Writing Center. She also participated in the Alexander Fellows Program, completing a junior clerkship for the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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NYC Mayor Signs Into Law Suite of Retail and Fast Food Employee Protections

On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill package into law that will impose new restrictions on retail and fast food employers with regard to employee scheduling, hiring, and pay practices. The laws take effect on November 26, 2017. The “Fair Workweek” bills address issues including more predictable working schedules, … Continue Reading

Seventh Circuit Becomes First Federal Court of Appeals to Hold That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Prohibited Under Title VII

In an 8-3 en banc decision in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, the Seventh Circuit has held that discrimination based on sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII.  In so holding, the Seventh Circuit has become the first federal appellate court to extend the protections of Title VII … Continue Reading

Third Circuit Permits ADEA “Subgroup” Claims

The Third Circuit recently held in Karlo v. Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC, No. 15-3435, 2017 WL 83385 (3d Cir. Jan. 10, 2017), that workers in their 50s may be recognized as a “subgroup” of employees protected by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) if employer policies inadvertently disfavor them relative to their co-workers who … Continue Reading
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